God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls.
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful; one must sense him everywhere but never see him.
If we glance at the most important revolutions in history, we see at once that the greatest number of these originated in the periodical revolutions on the human mind.
Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that it will grow better.
The gardener plants trees, not one berry of which he will ever see: and shall not a public man plant laws, institutions, government, in short, under the same conditions?
To love another person is to see the face of God.
I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses.
We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the Tree of Life separates Him from us.
Go out of the house to see the moon, and't is mere tinsel; it will not please as when its light shines upon your necessary journey.
Forgiveness is God's greatest gift
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Don't look for obscure formulas or mystery in my work. It is pure joy that I offer you. Look at my sculptures until you see them. Those closest to God have seen them.
To love someone means to see him as God intended him.
With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.
God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.
What the eyes perceive in herbs or stones or trees is not yet a remedy; the eyes see only the dross.
Never lose an opportunity to see anything that is beautiful. It is God's handwriting ~ a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, every fair sky, every fair flower.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees, and flowers, and clouds, and stars.
If God hadn't rested on Sunday, He would have had time to finish the world.
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.
Our moods do not believe in each other.?To-day I am full of thoughts, and can write what I please.? I see no reason why I should not have the same thought, the same power of expression, to-morrow.? What I write, whilst I write it, seems the most natural thing in the world; but yesterday I saw a dreary vacuity in this direction in which now I see so much; and a month hence, I doubt not, I shall wonder who he was that wrote so many continuous pages.? Alas for this infirm faith, this will not strenuous, this vast ebb of a vast flow!?I am God in nature; I am a weed by the wall.